2000 calorie diabetic diet

Here you have a sample of 2000 calorie diabetic diet meal plan per 1 day for diabetics.

  • You have here one egg in breakfast, but be careful!
    Do not eat more than 3 eggs a week!
  • Eat more fiber. Your favorite foods from the bread group should be whole wheat bread and crackers, cereals, oatmeal and barley.
  • Stay away from the fat! Eat less butter, cream, fat milk, fat cheese and French fries.
  • The same goes with the meat! Eat less bacon, hot dogs and sausage which are fat ,and more turkey, chicken and fish which are leaner.
  • This diet contains about 281 grams of carbohydrates.
    If you want to reduce the carbohydrates then you can replace 1 serving of bread with meat.

2000 calorie diabetic diet

GroupBreadVegetables FruitMeat Milk FatTotal

Meal Plan Sample with 2000 Calorie for a Day

FoodGroup  Servings  Calories    Carbs
1 bagelBread216030
1 tsp. margarineFat145
1 appleFruit16015
1 cup skim milkMilk19012
1 boiled eggMeat175
coffee or tea – free
After Morning Snack
1/2 English muffinBread18015
1/2 cup sherbetMilk16012
salad: 1 cup tomatoesVegetables1255
1 cup cucumbersVegetables1255
1 cup peppersVegetables1255
1 cup onionsVegetables1255
1 cup lettuce – free
1 tbsp. mayonnaise - reduced fatFat145
1 tbsp. salsaFat145
3 Oz. sirloin steakMeat3165
1 cup cooked pastaBread216030
2 tbsp. raisinsFruit16015
Afternoon Snack
6 saltine crackersBread18015
3/4 cup frozen yogurt - nonfatMilk19012
1 1/4 cup strawberriesFruit16015
3 oz. broiled chicken brestMeat3105
2 slices of whole wheat breadBread216030
1 cup carrotsVegetables1255
1 cup sliced cabbageVegetables1255
1 cup celeryVegetables1255
1 tsp. olive oilFat145
1 small bananaFruit16015
Evening Snack
2 slices of rice cakeBread18015
1 oz. baked salmonMeat155
1/2 cup pineapple (canned)Fruit16015


For further adjustments and modifications to your 2000 calorie diabetic diet meal plan which derive from your nutritional needs, your weight, height, age, and your daily activity you should consult with your dietitian.

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